Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

Feb. 13, 2020

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

Spc. Branden Tyme Kimball, 21, from Central Point, Oregon, died Feb. 12, 2020, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

Kimball was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Drum, New York.

For more information regarding Spc. Branden Tyme Kimball, media may contact Lt. Col. Kamil Sztalkoper, public affairs officer, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York, at 315-772-7634 or by email at